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Parfit (Derek)

This Page provides links to the Books and Papers (including Book Chapters, where I have itemised these) by this Author contained in my collection. Clearly, there may be many more works in the Author's oeuvre that I don't possess. An introductory note on the Author appears first. If any (other) Authors, Books, Papers or Notes in my collection cite this Author, a table of links is provided before the list of the Author's works. Scroll down or follow the links above.


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Authors, Books, Papers & Notes Citing this Author

Author Title Medium Extra Links Read?
Alexander (Ronald) The Self, Supervenience and Personal Identity: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract    
Amis (Kingsley) Lucky Jim Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Atkins (Kim) Personal Identity and the Importance of One's Own Body: A Response to Derek Parfit Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Baggini (Julian) When Derek Parfit published, it mattered Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Beck (Simon) Parfit and the Russians Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Behrendt (Kathy) The New Neo-Kantian And Reductionist Debate Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Belshaw (Christopher) Death, Pain and Time Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Belshaw (Christopher) More Lives, Better Lives Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Belzer (Marvin) Self-Conception and Personal Identity: Revisiting Parfit and Lewis with an Eye on the Grip of the Unity Reaction Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Blackburn (Simon) All Souls Night - Parfit on Expressivism Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Blackburn (Simon) Review of Derek Parfit's 'On What Matters' Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Bourget (David) & Chalmers (David) The PhilPapers Surveys: What Do Philosophers Believe? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Broome (John) Reasons and Motivation Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Campbell (Scott) The Conception of a Person as a Series of Mental Events Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Cerullo (Michael A.) Uploading and Branching Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Colen (J.A.) In Memoriam Derek Parfit (1942-2017) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Cooper (Wesley) Parfit, Heroic Death, and Symbolic Utility Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Dancy (Jonathan) Reading Parfit: Preface Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Dancy (Jonathan), Ed. Reading Parfit Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Edmonds (David) Obituary: Derek Parfit Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Edmonds (David) Reason and romance: The world’s most cerebral marriage Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Frederick (Shane) Time Preference & Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Goodman (Charles) Vaibhāṣika Metaphoricalism Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Grimes (William) Derek Parfit, Philosopher Who Explored Identity and Moral Choice, Dies at 74 Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hales (Steven D.) Evidence and the Afterlife Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Harris (Henry) Identity - Essays Based on Herbert Spencer Lectures Given in the University of Oxford Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Harris (Henry) Identity: Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hershenov (David) Death, Persons, and Sparse Ontologies: The Problem of Too Many Dying Thinkers Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Hodgkin (Adam) Derek Parfit, typesetting and marmalade Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Hodgson (David) The Mind Matters - Consciousness and Choice in a Quantum World Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Johnston (Mark) Human Beings Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Kagan (Shelly) The badness of death, Part III; Immortality, Part I Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Kamm (F.M.) Supererogation, Obligation, and Intransitivity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Kavka (Gregory S.) The Paradox of Future Individuals Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Kolak (Daniel) I Am You: The Metaphysical Foundations for Global Ethics Book Medium Quality Abstract    
Korsgaard (Christine) Self-Constitution: Agency, Identity, and Integrity Paper High Quality Abstract    
Kurtz (Roxanne) Introduction to Persistence: What’s the Problem? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Lerner (Berel Dov) Review of 'Personal Identity and Ethics: A Brief Introduction' by David Shoemaker Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Levy (Steven) Artificial Life: The Quest for a New Creation Paper High Quality Abstract    
MacFarquhar (Larissa) How to be Good Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Madden (Rory) Thinking Parts Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Matthews (Dylan) The whole philosophy community is mourning Derek Parfit - Here's why he mattered Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Matthews (Gareth B.) Surviving As Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Merricks (Trenton) Endurance, Psychological Continuity, and the Importance of Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Munthe (Christian) Remembering Derek Parfit Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Noonan (Harold) The Possibility of Reincarnation Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
O'Grady (Jane) Derek Parfit obituary Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Life After Death and the Devastation of the Grave Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Olson (Eric) Persistence Paper High Quality Abstract 2 Yes
Parfit (Derek) A Response (to Gillett - Reasoning About Persons) Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Parfit (Derek) An Interview with Derek Parfit Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Parfit (Derek) Summary of Discussion Paper High Quality Abstract 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 Yes
Persson (Ingmar) Our Identity and the Separability of Person and Organism Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Ryberg (Jesper) & Tännsjö (Torbjörn), Eds. The Repugnant Conclusion: Essays on Population Ethics - Introduction Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Schechtman (Marya) Personhood and Personal Identity Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Sen (Amartya) Rational Fools: A Critique of the Behavioural Foundations of Economic Theory Paper Medium Quality Abstract    
Shoemaker (David) The Death of Derek Parfit Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Singer (Peter) Ethics (Oxford Readers) Book Medium Quality Abstract 2  
Smith (Barry C.), Broks (Paul), Kennedy (A.L.) & Evans (Jules) What Does It Mean to Be Me? Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Snowdon (Paul) Persons, Animals, Ourselves: Preface Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Sobel (David) Pain for Objectivists: The Case of Matters of Mere Taste Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Srinivasan (Amia) Remembering Derek Parfit Paper High Quality Abstract   Yes
Swinburne (Richard) Response to Derek Parfit Paper Low Quality Abstract    
Todman (Theo) Animalists Note Low Quality Abstract    
Todman (Theo) Connectedness vs Continuity Note Low Quality Abstract    
Todman (Theo) Johnston - Human Beings Note Low Quality Abstract    
Todman (Theo) Kurtz - Persistence (Introduction) Note Low Quality Abstract    
Todman (Theo) Parfit Note Low Quality Abstract 2, 3  
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Animalists Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 04 (Basic Metaphysical Issues) Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Chapter 04 (Basic Metaphysical Issues) Note Medium Quality Abstract    
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Connectedness vs Continuity Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes
Todman (Theo) Thesis - Parfit Paper Medium Quality Abstract 2, 3 Yes
Wikipedia Derek Parfit Paper Low Quality Abstract   Yes
Wilkinson (Dominic) & Doolabh (Keyur) Which lives matter most? Paper Medium Quality Abstract   Yes



Author's Books In My Possession

Author Title Pages Read? Further Information
Parfit (Derek) Climbing the Mountain 310   Book
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume One 592 5% Book AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume Three 488 1% Book AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume Two 848 2% Book AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Reasons and Persons 543 Yes Book AbstractLow Quality Abstract

Author's Papers In My Possession

Author Title Pages Read? Further Information
Parfit (Derek) A reply to Sterba 2   Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) A Response (to Gillett - Reasoning About Persons) 11   Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Acts and outcomes: a reply to Boonin-Vail 10 17% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) & Cowen (Tyler) Against the social discount rate 16 10% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) An attack on the social discount rate 4   Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) An Interview with Derek Parfit 11 17% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Another defence of the priority view 42 4% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Appendix (to Reasons and Persons) - Non-Identity Appendices 36 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Bombs and coconuts, or rational irrationality 17 10% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Can we avoid the repugnant conclusion? 18 10% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Comments 41 5% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Concluding Chapter (to Reasons and Persons) 14 Yes Paper
Parfit (Derek) Conclusions (to Part 1: Self-Defeating Theories) 6 Yes Paper
Parfit (Derek) Correspondence - 1 2   Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Correspondence - 2 3   Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Different Attitudes To Time 38 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Divided Minds and the Nature of Persons 10 33% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Equality and priority 20 17% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Equality or priority? 44 8% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Experiences, subjects, and conceptual schemes 54 30% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Five Mistakes in Moral Mathematics 20 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Future Generations: Further Problems 60 6% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Future people, the non-identity problem, and person-affecting principles 40 9% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) How We Are Not What We Believe 26 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Innumerate ethics 17 20% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Is Common-Sense Morality Self-Defeating? 14   Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Is personal identity what matters? 87 4% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Isaiah Berlin 1 Yes Paper AbstractHigh Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Justifiability to Each Person 23 14% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Kant’s arguments for his formula of universal law 14 25% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Later selves and moral principles 33 17% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Lewis, Perry, and What Matters 18 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Nagel's Brain 9 Yes Paper AbstractHigh Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Normativity 56 10% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) On 'The Importance of Self-Identity' 8 17% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume One - Appendices & Notes 140   Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume One - Part 1: Reasons 146 5% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume One - Part 2: Principles 98 7% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume One - Part 3: Theories 145 5% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume One - Preface & Summary 44 42% Paper
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume Two - Appendices & Notes 100   Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume Two - Part 5: Responses to Commentaries 120 6% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume Two - Part 6: Normativity 358 2% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) On What Matters: Volume Two - Preface & Summary 32 28% Paper
Parfit (Derek) Overpopulation and the Quality of Life 18 10% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Paul Seabright: pluralism and the standard of living 8 33% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Personal and omnipersonal duties 15 25% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Personal Identity 28 Yes Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Personal Identity and Morality 30 Yes Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Personal Identity and Rationality 14 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Personal Identity and Rationality 15   Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Persons, Bodies, and Human Beings 32 7% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Postscript 1 Yes Paper AbstractHigh Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Practical Dilemmas 14 Yes Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Prudence, morality, and the prisoner's dilemma 26 21% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Rationality and Reasons 23 21% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Rationality and Time 36 5% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Reasons and Motivation 32   Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Reasons and Persons: Introduction 2 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Responses 48 19% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Rights, interests, and possible people 7   Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Summary of Discussion 6 Yes Paper AbstractHigh Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) The Absurd Conclusion 20 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) The Appeal to Full Relativity 12 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) The Best Objections To the Self-Interest Theory 20 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) The Closest Continuer Schema 3 Yes Paper AbstractHigh Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) The Indeterminacy Of Identity: A Reply To Brueckner 11 17% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) The Mere Addition Paradox 24 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) The Non-Identity Problem 30 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) The Puzzle of Reality: Why Does the Universe Exist? 9 33% Paper AbstractHigh Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) The Repugnant Conclusion 10 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) The Unimportance of Identity 34 3% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Theories That Are Directly Self-Defeating 24 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Theories That Are Indirectly Self-Defeating 50 Yes Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) We Are Not Human Beings 24 38% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) What Does Matter 26 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) What We Believe Ourselves To Be 20 Yes Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) What We Could Rationally Will 85 91% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) What We Together Do 34 5% Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Who do you think you are? 2 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Why anything? Why this? 19 33% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Why does the universe exist? 4 Yes Paper AbstractHigh Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Why is Reality as It Is? 7 33% Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Why Our Identity is Not What Matters 36 Yes Paper AbstractMedium Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Why Our Identity is Not What Matters (Excerpts) 29 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract
Parfit (Derek) Why We Should Reject S 12 Yes Paper AbstractLow Quality Abstract



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